Thomas Buergenthal RIP

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Thomas Buergenthal, a great international lawyer and an even greater human being, passed away on Monday. From surviving Auschwitz as a child, to becoming a leading scholar of international law and a judge on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the International Court of Justice, his was a life well lived. We will miss him and remember him. And we can best do so by honouring his words from the lecture below – we cannot afford to be cynical about international law, but have to keep fighting for it.

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Tsvetanka Lozanova says

June 6, 2023

Dear Marko,

Thank you very much for your short but very emphatic post about our great teacher - professor and judge - Thomas Buergenthal!

We will miss him and remember him.